Program

 

America’s First Thanksgiving
Sunday, 
November 3, 2019 – 3:00PM

 

Presentation of Colors & Pledge of Allegiance……Prince George Girl Scout Color Guard

Star Spangled Banner……Sung by Dr. Cheryl Brown Davis

Master of Ceremonies……Bill Bevins

Invocation……Carol Koon  

Chaplin, Virginia Thanksgiving Festival

Welcome to Berkeley Plantation……Malcom E. Jamison

Owner, Berkeley Plantation

Welcome to the Festival……H. Graham Woodlief

President, Virginia Thanksgiving Festival 

Giving Thanks for Our American Evolution…..Kathy Spangler

Executive Director, American Evolution 1619-2019

Origin of the First Thanksgiving…….Charles Berkeley 

Owner, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England

Re-enactment of the Landing Of the Good Ship Margaret……Bill Bevins, Narrator – Charles Wissinger, Director 

Taps……Bugler Jari Villanueva

Friendship Dance on the Lawn…..The Chickahominy Tribal Dancers 

The Chickahominy Tribal Dancers invite the audience to join them in a tribal dance that celebrates friendship. 

 

   

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3 Responses to Program

  1. Margaret Axson says:

    Please tell me what I need to do in order to attend the program. Do I need to preregister? I’m a descendant if Captain Woodlief and hope to attend the 400th celebration.

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